Judy Garrison

Judy Garrison
Title: Travel Writer and Photographer
Education: Truett-McConnell College, University of Georgia
Location: Hayesville, NC
Expertise: Southern Travel, Southern Memoir, Storytelling, Interviewing, Photography with a Documentary Focus

Judith travels the world telling stories through words and photography. For almost two decades, her work has been published in local, national and international publications and her narrative style adds depth and meaning to ordinary life. She travels as much as possible, and there isn't an airport she doesn't like.


  • Member, Society of American Travel Writers
  • Author, "North Georgia Moonshine: A History of the Lovells and Other Liquor Makers"(The History Press, July 2015)
  • Author, "100 Things to Do In Athens, Ga., Before You Die" (Reedy Press, September 2023)
  • Editor, Georgia Connector magazine


Judith Garrison is a life-long lover of Southern stories and the preservation of the history that comes with growing up in the South. She seeks to embed her Southern voice is every article she writes and every photo she snaps.


Judith attended Truett McConnell College as well as the University of Georgia for both undergraduate and graduate work. She received her masters in education.

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